Police foil kidnap of Chinese national in Taraba

Police foil kidnap of Chinese national in Taraba

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By Femi Bolaji, Jalingo

Taraba state police command has said its officers have foiled the attempted kidnap of a Chinese National along Wukari – Jalingo road.

In a statement sent to newsmen via WhatsApp, spokesman of the command, DSP David Misal, also said one of the suspected kidnappers was killed in a gun duel.

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The attempted kidnap according to the statement was aborted at Gidin Doruwa, in Wukari local government area.

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The statement in part says “Taraba State Police Command has on the 13/12/2020 successfully killed one of the kidnapping gang member terrorizing Wukari Jalingo road and recovered AK47 with two magazines loaded with 60 rounds of ammunition.

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“The incident occurred exactly at Gindin doruwa Wukari LGA when the kidnapper’s numbering about eight blocked the highway and attempted to kidnap a Chinese national.

“Consequently they engaged the police men in a shoot out, the superior fire power of our police men led to the killing of one of the kidnappers while others escaped with gun wounds.”

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Vanguard News Nigeria

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